Draves, Dorothy D., Saginaw Township, Michigan


Passed away on Saturday, December 13, 2014, at HealthSource Saginaw. Age 80 years. Dorothy was born on November 7, 1934, in Windsor, CO, to the late George and Frieda (Miller) Mitchell. She was married to Loren A. (Shorty) Draves on May 29, 1954, in Saginaw, and he predeceased her on May 13, 2009. Dorothy loved and enjoyed being home taking care of her family. She was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, where she volunteered for bazaars and luncheons. Surviving are her two children and their spouses, Mark and Beth Draves, Freeland; Michele and Donald Landeryou, Freeland; son-in-law, Michael Kubik, Saginaw; six grandchildren, Beth and Jeffrey Kubik, Ashley and Kevin Draves, Adam and Jacob Landeryou; two great-grandchildren, Heather and Blake Kubik; her sister-in-law, Vera Schneller, Saginaw; also many nieces, nephews and special friends. She was predeceased by her daughter Lori Kubik, brother Marvin Mitchell and her sister-in-law and brothers-in-law, Elaine and John Fauver, and John Schneller. The family wishes to thank the staff at HealthSource Saginaw for the loving care they gave to Dorothy. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 5335 Brockway Road. The Rev. Mark P. Buckert will officiate with burial in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Friends are welcome to visit with the family at Wakeman Funeral Home, Inc., 1218 N. Michigan Ave., on Wednesday from 4:00-8:00 p.m., then at the church on Thursday from 1:00 p.m. until the time of her service. Memorial contributions may be given to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Memories and sympathies of Dorothy may be shared with the family on her memorial website at WakemanFuneralHome.com.